Horace Chase letter
Scope and Contents
Handwritten and signed letter dated 24 June 1814 and addressed to "Miss Betsey Blanchard" of Hopkinton, New Hampshire. Chase writes to Betsey, apparently a girlfriend, and tells her about his serious illness. He had been treated by Dr. Nathan Smith (1762-1829). This is the same Dr. Smith who treated Joseph Smith (1805-1844), first president of the Mormon Church, the year before.
- 1814 June 24
- Chase, Horace, 1788-1875 (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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Teacher at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.
1 item (3 p.)(0.01 linear ft.)
Donated by Rick Grunder in 1986.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Rick Grunder; 1986.
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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- 2010 October 27
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.